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Catching up with a shape-shifting Viva Viva

With creative assists from Bud, Jack, and Marlboro Reds — call it a musician's late-night BLT — Viva Viva's Chris Warren grabs his acoustic guitar and launches into an impromptu "Sweet Jane."
Band on the run
By NOLAN GAWRON  |  November 11, 2011

Keep on truckin'

No messing around with those long-ass crime-story write-ups this week.
Sports blotter: "A busy week" edition
By MATT TAIBBI  |  January 30, 2008

Star teamz

Mark it, dude: another banner year for the Boston music scene.
Ten from Boston’s 2007 pop underground
By WILL SPITZ  |  December 18, 2007

Human touch

Sage Francis has become the poster-boy emcee for a generation of literate rappers.
Straight outta Rhode Island, Sage Francis works it coast to coast
By BOB GULLA  |  June 19, 2007

False endings

It was an evening of false endings at Great Scott.
Frank Smith, Great Scott, February 24, 2007
By CAITLIN E. CURRAN  |  February 27, 2007

Two of a kind

Beat Awfuls founder Dave Vicini, who also co-leads Viva Viva, has a penchant for contradiction. Beat Awfuls, "DIY Die" (mp3)
The Beat Awfuls and Viva Viva do it their way
By WILL SPITZ  |  February 13, 2007


Auld lang syne

It was a sad occasion a week ago Thursday at ZuZu — Frank Smith frontman Aaron Sinclair’s last in a long line of shows at the Central Square bar.
Aaron Sinclair heads for the hills
By WILL SPITZ  |  February 06, 2007

Tortured artist

It is notoriously difficult to portray genius, especially when not doing so at descriptive length upon the page.
Blackfriars’ evocative Amadeus
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  October 31, 2006

Bad blood

Human relationships are so finely balanced that it’s a wonder any two people ever get along.
An unbalanced My Sister In This House
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  February 22, 2006
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Frank Smith + Beat Awfuls

The holiday spirit was still going strong a week ago Tuesday night on Newbury Street.
Lots and lots of the Lot Six
By WILL SPITZ  |  January 18, 2006

Boston Music News for the week of January 20, 2006

Hardcore screamers the HOPE CONSPIRACY have been through some changes over the years, but they’ve reassembled a who’s-who of the band’s past incarnations to record a new album with Converge’s KURT BALLOU at his Godcity Recording Studio.
Notes on Hope Conspiracy, Stoodio53, and Carter Tanton
By SARAH TOMLINSON  |  January 18, 2006